Demand Planning Manager
Sector: Supply Chain
Location: North West England
Job type: Permanent
SIOP - Demand Planning Manager
£40k - £45k + Benefits
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an individual looking to further their career, My client is a dynamic FMCG Manufacturing business looking for a Demand Planning Manager to strengthen the Planning and Operations team.
Manage a small team of planners
Manage the planning process maximizing production capacity and efficiencies.
Work with sales to forecast forward demand against known demand to drive forecast accuracy.
Drive planning & performance, Reporting and set KPI’s and analyse data to identify opportunities for improvement.
Cross functional working with operational, commercial and financial stakeholders to implement and embed a strong SIOP process, producing the data and metrics required.
Support and Drive improve customer specific stock agreements to improve service and reduce associated inventory.
Work closely with warehouse and procurement team to ensure that the material availability is fully aligned to the production plan.
SIOP demand planning experience
Demand planning / forecasting experience within an FMCG manufacturing environment is a must.
Strong Excel Stills
Excellent team leadership, coaching and people development skills, good motivator
Strong analytical, numerical, IT skills
Excellent interpersonal/ relationship building